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21 Oct 2019
Shrewsbury based singer songwriter Vin Whyte will release his sixth solo album, but the debut under the moniker of First Mate, on 22 November.    Recorded, mixed and produced by Whyte over four days in a disused office unit, the collection of eight songs present a variety of stories about murderers on the run in North Wales, austerity, memory loss, career choices, the notion of land ownership, a...
21 Oct 2019
There’s a ghostly feel to Shrewsbury with Halloween just around the corner and there are no shortages of gruesome tales associated with the town - so for anyone venturing out into the depths of darkness this month, beware!  A guide detailing Halloween happenings, spooky stories and a map of ghostly locations around the town has been produced to help people make the most of Shrewsbury’s night-time...
20 Oct 2019
The Old Post Office in Milk Street sees it's monthly comedy Club return this week. The comedy club took a break over the summer whilst most comedians headed up to Edinburgh for the world famous Edinburgh Comedy festival. On Sunday 27th October at 8pm, it will restart withe the incredible Thomas Green headlining, with Phil Walker and compere Danny McLoughlin. Thomas Green is an engaging story-...
20 Oct 2019
Media release 18 October 2019   Canadian roots duo The Small Glories to play Shrewsbury Canadian roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories will bring their musical tour-de-force partnership to Shrewsbury, when they play The Hive on Saturday 30, November. Veteran singer-songwriters Cara Luft and JD Edwards will play tracks from their new critically acclaimed album ‘Assiniboine & The Red’ (****...
19 Oct 2019
Are you interested in or working in the area of children's literacy and reading for pleasure?  Do you want to share ideas on how to help children develop a life-long love of books? Do you want to hear from nationally renowned educators and specialists in children's books, literacy and education? Then come to this conference, right in the heart of Shropshire, to share strategies to empower, unlock...
Children with their pumpkins
18 Oct 2019
Park Hall Farm in Oswestry is busy getting ready to hold ‘Pumpkinfest.’ The event will run from the 19th to the 31st October to ensure Shropshire’s families are catered for over half term and Halloween. There will be lots of fun activities laid on for all the family, in addition to their usual plethora of indoor and outdoor activities, adorable animals and exhibitions. There will be an indoor...
Glasses of celebratory bubbly
14 Oct 2019
It is ten weeks until Christmas, and Hawkstone Park Hotel has got your social calendar wrapped up with a range of events that will ensure the festive season is filled with merriment, great food and exquisite entertainment. Lauren Cartledge, Commercial Director at the hotel said, “We get great feedback from our events at Hawkstone Park, so we wanted to hold events through December to keep the...
09 Oct 2019
Skies over Shrewsbury will be lit up with a double fireworks display to celebrate bonfire night. The Shrewsbury Bonfire and Fireworks Spectacular will take place at the Greenhous West Mid Showground on Saturday, November 2, and will once again feature two fireworks displays. Visitors can attend one or both displays for the same price and will also be entertained by a funfair, plenty of food and...
03 Oct 2019
Hal Cruttenden’s smash hit show is back for seconds. He’s on the road by popular demand for a final run this Autumn.  Hal has promised to lose 2 stone next year, so now is the time to see him in all his chubby glory. By the end of the tour he will have performed 120 dates.  According to The Times he’s  'The funniest he’s ever been' . Now you can see him in Shrewsbury (still chubby!) on Sat 26th...
30 Sep 2019
One broken world and ten funny songs to fix it. From BBC Radio 4's "Now Show" to his column in the New European, Mitch spreads insight and laughs in equal measure. Join the "country's leading musical satirist" (The Times) as, with six string in hand and a head full of silly rhymes, he identifies the problems and proposes (semi-serious) solutions. “Song after song of exquisitely crafted satire”...
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